leave someone (with) no/little choice

idiom

Definition of leave someone (with) no/little choice

: to make it necessary for someone to do something
  • I don't want to punish you, but your actions leave me (with) no/little choice.

Word by Word Definitions

leave play
  1. : bequeath, devise

  2. : to have remaining after one's death

  3. : to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect

  1. : permission to do something

  2. : authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment

  3. : an act of leaving : departure

  1. : leaf

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

little play
  1. : not big: such as

  2. : small in size or extent : tiny

  3. : young

  1. : in only a small quantity or degree : slightly

  2. : not at all

  3. : rarely, infrequently

  1. : a small amount, quantity, or degree

  2. : a short time

  3. : a short distance

choice play
  1. : the act of choosing : selection

  2. : power of choosing : option

  3. : the best part : cream

  1. : worthy of being chosen

  2. : selected with care

  3. : of high quality


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